Category archive: Thoughts

Winter Wonderland in the Berkshires

Freezing rain Ice and snow Bitter winds Winter woe But in the depths The flowers grow.                        (by Joyce Monachina, my mother)   The Berkshires offer an especially magnificent landscape after freshly fallen snow. I thought I would take you to a couple of my…

Love is in the air at Crabtree Cottage!

“Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” Robert Heinlein Celebrate Love & Chocolate all month long at Crabtree Cottage.  Crabtree Cottage loves to set the stage for romance. Arrive to a cozy fire and chocolate covered strawberries in the parlor. Stroll down the street to one of our…

  “Cooking may be as much as a means of self expression as any of the arts.”   Fannie Farmer What can I say?  I am hooked on the home arts.  Ever since I was a young girl I have been cooking, decorating & gardening. My mother used to entertain a lot, and I think,…

And now let us welcome the New Year full of things that have never been.  Rainer Maria Rilke

“The gardening season officially begins on January 1st, and ends on December 31.” – Marie Huston Welcome to my Holiday Home! Today I thought I would take you on a little house tour of My Berkshire Country Home! Thanks for coming along with me on my little tour!              …

About us: Hospitality is one form of worship. ~ The Talmud My husband Jeff and I bought his family homestead sixteen years ago. When our major renovation was nearly complete a year later, we opened Crabtree Cottage Bed & Breakfast. This journey has been and continues to be a lifestyle of incorporating all of our…

I am looking forward to sharing My Berkshire Country Home with you!

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